M.Tech in VLSI and Embedded Systems
Program Overview

The M.Tech in VLSI & Embedded Systems at D Y Patil University Pune is a progressive program designed to meet the expansive needs of the hardware manufacturing industries within the Electronics and Telecommunication sector. Aligned with the 'Make in India' initiative, this program develops expertise in high-performance system design that is secure and robust, catering to the latest industry trends like cloud connectivity, advanced security, and deep learning technologies. Students engage in Project-Based and Skill-Based Learning through participation in ongoing industry projects in diverse fields such as medical electronics, industrial automation, and telecommunications. Supported by MOUs with leading electronics industries, this AICTE-approved program nurtures research-oriented skills, encouraging innovation and technical solution development in the university's state-of-the-art labs.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: 12
Fee Structure

Annual Fee: ₹1,35,000/- per year
Application Fee: INR 1000/-

Eligibility Criteria

    Maharashtra State Candidates & All India Candidates

  • The candidate should be an Indian National.
  • They must have passed a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field of Engineering and Technology from institutions approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, Central or State Governments, or their equivalents, with at least 50% marks (at least 45% for Backward class categories and Person with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  • They should have also passed a bachelor’s degree in the relevant course of Engineering and Technology as specified in the eligibility criteria for admission to a Post Graduate Degree course of the concerned University for which admission is being sought.
  • Additionally, they must have obtained a Non-Zero positive score in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology OR PERA-CET conducted by the Preeminent Education and Research Association (PERA).
  • OR
  • For sponsored candidates, a minimum of two years of full-time work experience in a registered firm/company/industry/educational or research institute/Government Department or Government Autonomous Organization in the relevant field in which admission is sought is required. *Eligibility Criteria rules as stated by AICTE and UGC will be applicable from time to time.
  • For International Students

  • Students applying through PIO (Person of Indian Origin)/FN (Foreign National)/OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) are requested to send an email to [email protected] or contact the Admission Office at 8448444230.
Program Highlights
Career Prospects:

The M.Tech in VLSI and Embedded Systems from D Y Patil University equips graduates for a thriving career in electronics and telecommunication. With expertise in designing cutting-edge VLSI systems and robust embedded solutions, alumni are well-positioned for roles in semiconductor manufacturing, automation, telecommunications, and high-tech farming. The program’s alignment with industrial trends and hands-on project experience ensure that graduates are ready to contribute to technological innovations and the 'Make in India' initiative's growth.

Career Paths:
  • VLSI Design Engineer:

    Specializes in creating complex integrated circuits and systems using Very Large-Scale Integration technology. This role involves design, development, and testing of VLSI chips.

  • Embedded Systems Engineer:

    Works on the development and implementation of software for embedded components and systems, from concept to production, ensuring their functionality and reliability.

  • Systems Architect:

    Designs the complete structure of an embedded systems solution, ensuring all parts work together effectively and meet technical specifications.

  • Firmware Developer:

    Focuses on creating and optimizing software that provides low-level control for the device's specific hardware.

  • Hardware Design Engineer:

    Designs, develops, and tests hardware components such as circuit boards, processors, and memory devices.

  • Application Engineer:

    Provides technical support and expertise in the development and implementation of applications, often serving as the bridge between the product team and customers.

  • Field Application Engineer:

    Supports sales staff by providing technical knowledge and assistance with embedded system technologies, often directly interfacing with the clients' technical teams.

  • RTL Simulation and Synthesis with PLDs & FPGAs
  • Microcontrollers & Programmable Digital Signal Processor
  • Research Methodology and IPR
  • Program Elective I
  • VLSI Signal Processing
  • MOS Device Modelling and Characterization
  • Programming Languages for Embedded Software
  • Microelectromechanical Systems
  • Program Elective II
  • CAD of Digital Systems
  • System Design with Embedded Linux
  • Parallel Processing
  • Audit Course I
  • Analog & Digital CMOS VLSI Design
  • Embedded Automotive Systems
  • Program Elective III
  • Mixed Signal IC Design
  • Embedded SoC Design
  • Low Power VLSI Design
  • Program Elective IV
  • IoT with Artificial Intelligence
  • Network Security and Cryptography
  • Embedded Signal Processor Architecture
  • Physical Design Automation
  • Seminar I / Mini Project
  • Audit Course II
  • Testing and Verification of VLSI Circuits
  • ASIC Design
  • Program Elective V
  • Communication Network
  • Reconfigurable Computing
  • Engineering Risk – Benefit Analysis
  • Selected Topics in Nanomaterials
  • Nano Materials & Nano Technology
  • Open Elective
  • Seminar II / Mini Project
  • Dissertation Phase I
  • Dissertation Phase-II
  • Disaster Management
  • Value Education
  • Constitution of India
  • Foreign Language
  • Economics for Engineers
  • English for Research Paper Writing
  • Personality Development through Life Enlightening Skills
  • Renewable Energy Studies